Backcountry Ski Courses


Struggling to learn the basics? Not having fun? Not feeling confident in your skills?

Let our ACMG certified guides show you how!

These courses are designed to share our years of experience and knowledge to help you build up your skills and gain confidence when you travel in the mountains. Take the time to learn from the pros, and you will be moving through the terrain safely, with confidence and having fun on your skis.


Backcountry Ski Courses we offer…

Intro to Backcountry Skills Training

If you are new to the backcountry, or still struggling with your gear and techniques, then this is the course for you. We will pass on our years of experience and knowledge to assist you build your skills.

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This 2 day/1 evening course will teach new students

  • Equipment Selection & Application
  • Trip Planning
  • Navigation
  • Tracksetting & Trailbreaking
  • Routefinding & Terrain
  • Avalanche Basics
  • Backcountry Preparedness

Dates: Contact us for more information

Group Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 6 Students

Price: $345/person + GST


Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

Glacier skiing is a unique experience. Either as part of a day trip or a long ski traverse. There are many hazards in the glacier environment that skiers must be aware of – the consequences can be deadly.

This course uses a mix of indoor classroom for ropework, as well as field travel for application of techniques. There is the option of a heli assist trip for the field day on a local glacier for additional cost.

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This 2 day course teaches students:

  • Basic Glaciology
  • Equipment Selection & Application
  • Self Rescue
  • Hauling Systems
  • Roped Travel
  • and much more

Dates: March 24-25, 2018

Group Size: Minimum 4 Students / Maximum 8

Price: $275/ person + GST

Over the years, we have offered professional instruction in some of the following areas to assist upcoming backcountry skiers
  • Ski Mountaineering
  • Mountain Weather
  • Snow Profiles & Tests
  • Map, GPS, & Navigation
  • Winter Shelters & Emergency Medical Evacuations
  • Mentorship for Professional level training
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Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue Course

March 24 - 25, 2018

Smithers, BC

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Spring Skiing Basecamp 2018

April 13 - 16, 2018

Smithers, BC

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Private Guiding

We have availability for local guiding, and well into the spring. Smithers comes into prime in April, and its a big snow year.

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